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Leroy "Andy" Anderson - Wilmot / Sheboygan Falls / Kohler / Sheboygan South / Lakeland College / Stevens Point

03/01/1989, 12:00am CST
By Wisconsin Sports Network

Born April 5, 1924 in Kenosha, WI

Graduate of Wilmot High School University of Texas, Austin, Texas Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, MS University of Wisconsin, Madison

Coached football at:

Wilmot High School, Sheboygan Falls High School 1948-49,52-54,
Kohler High School 1955-59,
Sheboygan South 1960-63;
Lakeland College 1964-66; and
Stevens Point High School 1968-72.
His record was 89 wins, 39 losses, 5 ties, seven Conference Championship, and three undefeated seasons.

LeRoy graduated from Wilmot High School where he was a standout athlete in football, basketball and baseball. He went on to a fine football career under famed coach Dana X. Bible at the University of Texas. He teamed with Bobby Lane to form one of the top passing combinations in the Southwest Conference and, in 1945, helped the Longhorns score a 42-27 victory over Missouri in the Cotton Bowl.

Andy began his coaching career at Wilmot in 1946, compiling a 5-0-1 record and winning the Southwestern Conference title. He then moved to Sheboygan Falls where his teams compiled a record of 13-2-2, including two league titles. From 1955 until 1960 he coached at Kohler, directing his charges to an outstanding record of 35-3-2 with three Eastern Wisconsin Conference crowns.

LeRoy then moved to Sheboygan South where he coached from 1960 - 64. His 1962 edition finished with a perfect 8-0-0 record and was voted No.1 team in the state. He was "Coach of the Year" in the strong Fox Valley Conference in both 1961 and 1962. Andy coached at Lakeland College from 1964 - 66.

He concluded his 24 years in coaching at Stevens Point where he compiled an overall record of 21 wins, 32 losses and two ties. He also coached basketball and had a record of 54 wins and ten losses at Kohler. His 1956 team finished 4th in the WIAA State Tournament.

LeRoy was a member of the armed forces in Korea from 1950 - 52. He was Athletic Director of the Year in 1986 and received the Wisconsin Athletic Directors Lifetime Memorial Award in 1987. He is a member of the Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association, NIAA, VFW, American Legion and the Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks.

Tag(s): Hall of Fame